She felt like she was too many steps behind.
Just a little too far away to catch up.
But she had a direction now and she’d wasted little time hanging around a pack that didn’t seem all that welcoming to wolves who aligned themselves under the name of the Brotherhood. She wished the circumstances had been different. That, perhaps, they hadn’t been harboring wolves Natasha was on less than friendly terms with. Despite the words she’d spoken to Catrine, Effie had very little hope that Natasha’s mind would be swayed. Effie knew Natasha was like her in at least one aspect. She would latch on to something, some purpose or conclusion, and she would not release until it was done. Effie would try, of course. She would suggest that Natasha reconsider her rejection of the alliance with the Hill wolves, but she would not push for it. If Natasha’s mind was made, she had very little chance of changing it.
At least, if she spoke to Natasha about it, Natasha might see where her behavior towards the pack had been….unprofessional, at least. From what Catrine had said - Effie still sought Natasha’s side of the story. But, Natasha was their second, she very well should not go around threatening pack wolves. Especially with the pack dwindling.
But, of course, that wasn’t the sole reason she was seeking Natasha. She needed to know Clint had disappeared from the Falls. That was most important. Everything else would be discussed later, if she could make time.
She huffed a breath out through her nose, pausing in following the fading scent of Natasha. She lifted her head to allow her eye to scan the landscape, hoping to spot a figure somewhere, but there was nothing. She was nearing the desert, she thought. The grasses had begun to thin - to give way to rocky ground. The thought of venturing back into that dreadful wasteland placed a frown on Effie’s lips. She was not keen on it, but if she had to, she would. She remained where she was for the moment, tail swaying, mind turning.
She tipped her head gently skyward and let loose a howl. If Natasha was near, surely she would return the call.
May 06, 2018 07:29 PM
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